To receive student aid there are requirements students must meet first.
–Students must obtain a college or career school education, either by having a high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate, or by completing a high school education in a homeschool setting approved under state law.
–Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a regular student in an eligible degree or certificate program.
–Be registered with Selective Service, if you are a male (you must register between the ages of 18 and 25).
–Have a valid Social Security number unless you are from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau.
–Sign certifying statements on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) stating that
*you are not in default on a federal student loan and do not owe a refund on a federal grant and
*you will use federal student aid only for educational purposes.
–Maintain satisfactory academic progress in college or career school.
In Addition you must be one of the following:
-U.S. citizen or U.S. National
-Have a green card
-Have an arrival-departure record
-Have battered immigrant status
-Have a T-Visa
To file for Federal Student Aid go to FAFSA for a free application.